Everton's Record in 1939-40

 << 1938-39                  Click here for Appearances and Goals, the Final League Tables and Cup Final Details                  1940-41 >> 

The 1939/40 Football League was abandoned after 3 games when World War II broke out.
It was replaced with regional leagues - and in 1939/40 Everton played in the Western Division.
The normal FA Cup competition was suspended and in 1939/40 teams competed in a national Football League War Cup instead.
Match, appearance and goal statistics are not counted in any official records.

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Sat Aug 26
1939
Div 1 H Brentford D 1
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1
30,466   Lawton T
Mon Aug 28
1939
Div 1 A Aston Villa W 2
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1
22,771   Bentham S  Lawton T
Sat Sep 2
1939
Div 1 A Blackburn D 2
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2
17,602   Lawton T 2
                           
Sat Oct 21
1939
WFL-WD H Stoke D 4
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4
6,145   Stevenson A  Boyes W  Lawton T  Jones TG
Sat Oct 28
1939
WFL-WD A New Brighton W 1
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0
5,790   Gillick T
Sat Nov 11
1939
WFL-WD H Man City W 3
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1
7,804   Bentham S  Gillick T  Lawton T
Sat Nov 18
1939
WFL-WD A Chester L 2
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3
6,000   Stevenson A  Bell R
Sat Nov 25
1939
WFL-WD H Crewe W 6
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2
500   Johnson A  Bell R 2  Simmons S 2  Boyes W
Sat Dec 2
1939
WFL-WD A Liverpool D 2
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2
8,000   Davies J  Stevenson A
Sat Dec 9
1939
WFL-WD H Port Vale W 3
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1
1,360   Bentham S  Sweeney F  Mercer J (pen)
Sat Dec 23
1939
WFL-WD A Tranmere W 9
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2
4,000   Jones TG  Stevenson A  Lawton T 4
                          Bentham S 2  Mercer J
Sat Jan 6
1940
WFL-WD H Man Utd W 3
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2
2,500   Lawton T (pen)  Sweeney F  Stevenson A
Sat Jan 20
1940
WFL-WD A Wrexham D 0
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0
1,950    
Sat Feb 10
1940
WFL-WD A Stoke L 0
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1
4,500    
Sat Feb 24
1940
WFL-WD H New Brighton W 3
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0
3,595   Stevenson A  Bell R  Wyles C
Sat Mar 9
1940
WFL-WD A Man City D 2
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2
3,600   Gillick T  Greenhalgh N (pen)
Sat Mar 16
1940
WFL-WD H Chester W 5
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0
3,970   Jones TG  Boyes W 3  Catterick H
Sat Mar 23
1940
WFL-WD A Crewe L 1
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2
3,000   Stevenson A
Sat Mar 30
1940
WFL-WD H Liverpool L 1
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3
12,896   Lawton T
Wed Apr 3
1940
WFL-WD H Stockport W 7
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0
1,657   Wyles C  Lawton T 2 (1 pen)  Stevenson A 4
Sat Apr 6
1940
WFL-WD A Port Vale L 1
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2
4,099   Bentham S
Wed Apr 17
1940
WFL-WD H Tranmere W 5
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3
1,142   Stevenson A  Bentham S  Lawton T (pen)
                          Mercer J  Boyes W
Sat Apr 20
1940
LWC 1:1 H Preston W 3
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1
13,030   Jones TG  Stevenson A  Boyes W
Sat Apr 27
1940
LWC 1:2 A Preston D 2
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2
12,000
  Lawton T  Bentham S    (agg 5-3)
Sat May 4
1940
LWC 2:1 H Rochdale W 5
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1
8,335   Jones TG  Lawton T 3  Stevenson A
Sat May 11
1940
LWC 2:2 A Rochdale L 2
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4
6,601
  Sumner B  Wyles C       (agg 7-5)
Sat May 18
1940
LWC 3 H Stoke W 1
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0
15,035   Lawton T (pen)
Wed May 22
1940
WFL-WD H Wrexham L 1
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2
589   Lawton T
Sat May 25
1940
LWC QF A Fulham L 2
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5
14,772   Lawton T  Gillick T
Wed May 29
1940
WFL-WD A Stockport W 2
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1
??
  Simmons S  Bentham S
Sat Jun 1
1940
WFL-WD A Man Utd W 3
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0
6,000
  Stevenson A 3